Man 'pretending to be staff' arrested at hospital

Police have charged a 20-year-old man in connection with an incident at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.

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A man has been arrested after allegedly posing as a member of staff at a hospital in Aberdeen.

Police have arrested and charged a 20-year-old man for falsely claiming to work at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary in January.

The man is due to appear in court at a later date.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “We were made aware of a man falsely claiming to be a member of staff at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary around 4.40am on Friday, 26 January.

“A 20-year-old man was arrested and charged in connection with the incident.

“He was released on an undertaking to appear in court at a later date.”

An NHS Grampian spokesperson said: “We can confirm an individual was arrested at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary on Friday January 26.

“We are assisting Police Scotland with their investigations.”

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